Stirring The Pot @ Sharkies

The immediately visible signage at Sharkies — 'We guarantee fast service... no matter how long it takes' and 'Hurricane Evacuation Plan ... Grab a beer and run like hell' — set the tone for a playful and laid-back atmosphere. Check your ego at the door and enjoy the moment. Read More

Stirring The Pot @ Di Wine Yaad
All good things must, alas, come to an end and so has Week 1 of our Stirring The Pot tour. Where to wrap our Ochi leg became a no-brainer...... Read More

Everything Is A Blend
Most wine lovers don't realise that practically all wines are very carefully crafted blends. Some wines, like those from Bordeaux, are a blend of different grape varietals from a certain grape-growing region. More common, however, is the blending process that takes place to make a wine...... Read More

Kayter's Italian Pop-Up: Devon House
Chefs Christina Simonitsch and Alexa Von Strolley took 40 taste buds on an all-expense-paid trip to Italy, Friday last, when they, together with partners Select Brands Jamaica Ltd, hosted another of their increasingly popular pop-up dinners at their Kayter location in Kingston.... Read More

Stirring The Pot @ SeaSide Dutchie

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Our #StirringThePot2018 culinary escapade commenced at SeaSide Dutchie at Alterry Beach, Priory St Ann. As we disembarked the bus and made our way to the restaurant we were met by salty yet refreshing sea breeze kisses and caressing rays of sunshine on our skin setting the tone for the... Read More

Rum Flight With Joy Spence

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

There was much to learn, but a rum module with Appleton Rum Master Blender Joy Spence is as relaxing as her own personality. So in a laid-back setting punctuated by selfies with a living legend, Thursday Food learnt about the characteristics of... Read More

Wine: Is it An Acquired Taste?

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Last weekend a group of friends gathered to offer condolences to our group “president” who recently lost his father. There is hardly a time when ladies and gentlemen gather under these conditions without the support of a few glasses or bottles of alcoholic beverage. This time... Read More

Best New Product 2018 Nominee: Rainforest Seafoods Limited (Part1)

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Rainforest Seafoods developed the Home Chef line of products because... Rainforest Seafoods is always looking to bring innovation to our industry and to share new, exciting products with our customers that either help make their lives easier, more delicious or both! It is in this spirit... Read More

Best New Product 2018 Nominee: Betty Cinnamon Vanilla Nutmeg Condensed Milk (Part 2)

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Seprod made this product... to re-energise the brand and provide more options for our consumers.  Read More

Best New Product 2018 Nominee: Meta-Balance 360 Ready-Made Meals (Part 3)

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Meta-Balance 360 Ready-Made Meals is the result… of the lack of healthy low-calorie, easy, convenient meals that are cost-effective and will allow one to achieve their health goals while still enjoying their favourite foods.  Read More

A Look Back & To The Future

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

The 20th staging of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards allows time for reflection on the road already travelled and the inroads yet to be made. A look back brought us to the Marketplace, established in 2006 by visionary Derrick Mahfood who saw... Read More

Wine Etiquette: What To Do When Your Wine Does Not Fit The Theme

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, April, 5 2018    

I was recently invited to host a wine-tasting session overseas as one of the activities for a birthday celebration. With over 200 guests slated to be in attendance, I had to create a micro-event within a bigger event that would not bore people and cycle through many groups very quickly. Read More

Gari's Pork Belly Rum Pairing

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

Sunday, March 18, has gone down in our food annals as one of Thursday Food 's most memorable Chaîne des Rôtisseurs experiences. Indeed, as we look back to two decades of applauding and elevating the culinary landscape we can certainly conclude that... Read More

A Taste Of France

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Last week Wednesday the French Ambassador to Jamaica Jean-Michel Despax and his wife Line celebrated Goût de France with over 100 patrons — members of the diplomatic corps, socialites, philanthropists and lovers of French fare — at their well-appointed... Read More

On The Blue Mountain Culinary Trail

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Coffee lovers had a delightful menu of eateries to choose from as they participated in the inaugural staging of the Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, Blue Mountain Culinary Trail, last Sunday. Read More



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